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Google.org Supports ARMMAN’s AI Efforts

Google.org is supporting ARMMAN to scale our efforts in using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve maternal and child health in India. Our project with Google Research India and IIT Madras uses AI to predict the risk of women dropping out of healthcare programs such as mMitra and helps us to personalise interventions for an improved engagement.

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Netri Foundation to Support mMitra

ARMMAN is thrilled to share that we have partnered with Netri Foundation, a Spanish organisation that provides investments to projects with a social impact in developing countries. The Netri Foundation will support our mMitra project that sends free critical preventive care information as voice calls to mobile phones of women during pregnancy and infancy.

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ARMMAN Partners with Rippleworks

ARMMAN has entered into a partnership with Rippleworks, a California-based foundation which provides flexible capital to high-impact ventures to help power their scale. Their support will enable us to strengthen and scale existing interventions, and pilot innovations in the maternal and child health space. We are delighted to welcome Rippleworks as a partner as we

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ARMMAN Celebrates 12 Years

On 15th September 2020, ARMMAN completed 12 years of striving towards the vision of empowering mothers and enabling healthy children. Team members from different cities got together on a video call to celebrate this milestone and share their experiences. Older members of the ARMMAN family recounted anecdotes about flooded offices and misadventures on field visits

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ARMMAN Partners with LGT Venture Philanthropy

ARMMAN has entered into a partnership with LGT Venture Philanthropy Foundation (LGT VP), Liechtenstein. Their support will enable us to strengthen existing programs and pilot interventions, ultimately improving maternal and child health outcomes in India. LGT VP is a charitable foundation that implements the venture philanthropy engagements of the Princely Family of Liechtenstein and LGT

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Dr. Aparna Hegde Speaks at Devex Event in San Francisco

Dr. Aparna Hegde spoke about ARMMAN’s journey to scale at Devex’s Prescription for Progress event in San Francisco on 20th February, 2020. She stressed on the importance of  using a touch model along with technology when scaling up projects and organisations. Dr. Hegde was on a panel with other health entrepreneurs such as Dr. Barry

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ARMMAN Joins Hands with Google India

ARMMAN is partnering with AI for Social Good at Google India and IIT Madras to explore how we can use Artificial Intelligence to predict the risk of expectant mothers dropping out of healthcare programs such as mMitra, to improve targeted interventions and increase positive healthcare outcomes for mothers and babies. We are excited and look

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Dr. Aparna Hegde Is A TED Fellow!

Our founder Dr. Aparna Hegde has been selected as a TED Fellow! (See the announcement here) She will be joining a class of 20 change-makers from around the world to deliver a talk on the main TED stage this April in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2009, the TED Fellows program brings together young innovators from around the world

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ARMMAN Short-listed for Skoll Award 2020

ARMMAN is one of 79 social organisations short-listed for the prestigious Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship 2020! You can see the formal announcement here. Every year, The Skoll Foundation invests $1.5 million in 4 to 6 organisations that address some of the world’s most pressing issues, show the ability to drive large-scale, sustained change and are capable

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